Human Rights in South Asia

Corruption is a Human Rights Issue

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Corruption is a Human Rights Issue International law does not currently regard an act of official corruption as the violation of a human right. But as recent steps by Chinese leaders, political/security shifts in Pakistan, the EuroMaidan in Ukraine, and the Arab Spring all reflect, an international consensus is emerging that corruption is a pervasive and pernicious social problem, struct

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Adivasi’s Cultural Identity Under Assault

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Adivasi’s Cultural Identity Under Assault By Vidya Bhushan Rawat As I boarded the Rajdhani express from New Delhi for Parasnath for my intended visit to Jharkhand the co-passenger in the side seat was a young boy from IIT Delhi who happened to belong to Jain community and was visiting to Parasnath for religious rituals that his parents were performing. During the conversat

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How Dalit Women Fight Sexual Violence

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How Dalit Women Fight Sexual Violence Special Report Manisha Mashaal was five years old when her schoolteacher first called her an “untouchable” in front of the rest of her class. “That’s when I found out why my family’s house was so close to the trash dumpsite of the village, and why it was so separated from houses of the dominant castes,&

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